At least 4,000 residents of various central Israeli cities have agreed to move to areas in the Negev and Galilee, Israel Radio reported Wednesday.
According to the report, those families that agreed to relocate to the periphery received job offers and housing.
More than 10,000 people visited a fair pushing for residence in the periphery at the port in Tel Aviv and more than 2,000 job offers were made, Israel Radio reported.
Regional Development Minister Silvan Shalom said that the high turnout proved the public's interest in the program.
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